Wedding/Commitment Ceremonies

The Weyerhaeuser Chapel

The Weyerhaeuser Chapel

Macalester College is an ideal location to hold your wedding or commitment ceremony. The unique hexagon-shaped sanctuary of the Weyerhaeuser Chapel provides an intimate setting for your special day. The Chapel will seat up to 350 guests.

A night-time wedding in the chapel

A night-time wedding in the chapel

Your rental fee includes: a Chapel Monitor to staff your rehearsal and ceremony, free parking in campus lots for your guests and use of a baby grand piano or small German organ. Though Macalester's roots are with the Presbyterian Church, the Weyerhaeuser Chapel is non-sectarian and you are free to hold the ceremony that will make your day the most meaningful for you.

Kagin Commons

Kagin Commons, Alexander G. Hill Ballroom

The recently renovated Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, is beautifully highlighted by natural light and provides an elegant setting for receptions. Your rental fee includes: table and chair set-up, staging for a head-table for up to 10 people, use of existing in house A/V equipment and free parking in campus lots for your guests.

A reception headtable in the A. G. Hill Ballroom

A reception headtable in the A. G. Hill Ballroom

The Hill Ballroom will seat up to 350 guests at round tables for 8. Bon Appetit offers outstanding catering choices that are sure to impress your guests.

Take a VIRTUAL TOUR of the Hill Ballroom to envision the possibilities for your reception. (requires the lastest version of JAVA & Internet Explorer)

To inquire about renting the Weyerhaeuser Chapel or Hill Ballroom for your big day, please contact us